News Flash: State of California Inverts Concept of Justice

Only in California: A homeless man has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison and ordered to pay more than $101 million for starting two fires, including one that burned more than 163,000 acres in California two years ago. Shouldn’t that be  101 years in prison, and a $4 fine?

I’m With Stupid: Woman Sends $400K to Nigeria

Ye gads: The scammers ran Spears through the whole program. They said President Bush and FBI Director “Robert Muller” (their spelling) were in on the deal and needed her help. They sent official-looking documents and certificates from the Bank of Nigeria and even from the United Nations. Her payment was “guaranteed.” Then the amount she […]

Sign of the Apocalypse: Child Pilloried for Halloween Drawing

Give me a fricking break: When Pooler fifth-grader Jordan Hood drew a bloody vampire in art class, it scared a teacher so much she reported him to the principal and campus police.  Homeroom teacher Melissa Pevey said drops of blood dripping down the vampire’s face looked a lot like gang-related teardrop tattoos. And she said […]